Wedding Hairstyles for Short Hair – Short hair is practical and chic, which is probably the reason why some of the prettiest brides we’ve seen looked effortlessly pretty and stylish with their shorter hair.
With all the magazines and hairdressing tips all over the internet mostly feature wedding hairstyles for women with long hair, we totally understand if you feel the need to grow out your hair or get an extension for the special day.
You really have to know that tying the knot in short hair means it can be ridiculously easy to achieve a stunningly romantic and sophisticated wedding hairstyle on your own, without the help of a hairdresser.
We will share some of our favorite wedding hairstyle idea for short hair, with a bunch of tips that you definitely can DIY.
Half Up Half Down Wedding Hairstyles for Short Hair
All you need: Curling iron, bobby pins, and hairspray
Medium-short hair can be tricky to style. But with careful planning, your hair will get the attention it deserves. We recommend a half up half down hairstyle to show off a mix of fancy up-do vibe with playful curls.
You basically want to take the hair from the sides of your eyebrow, backcomb a little, and secure with bobby pins on top of your head.
With a curling iron, make big-wave curls to the rest of the hair. Style it with your hand until you get that perfect look, and hairspray to keep everything in place.
Stylish idea: Accessorize with wildflower blooms to add an innocent and natural flair.
All you need: Bobby pins, hair tie, hairspray
Another easy alternative for medium-short hair is by including braid in your wedding hairstyle.
What you want to do is split the front of your hair in half. Braid both side and temporarily secure with a hair tie.
To make this work, make sure you only braid along the length of the front of your hair and leave the back for later.
Now backcomb the hair on top your head, and hairspray. Gather everything with a hair tie. Then tuck the remaining hair to make a small bun. Hairspray to make it last the day, and you’re done!
Stylish idea: For a more natural look, take down a little of hair from the front.
Short Wedding Hairstyles Bob
All you need: Hairspray and hair accessory
Short bob hairs are playful and sophisticated. You only need to backcomb and hairspray the hair on top of your head for a little volume.
Now up the look with the perfect hair accessories like this hair clip with flowers and net. Believe us when we tell you it took no more than 5 minutes to do this.
Stylish idea: Complete the look with a pair of pearl earrings.
Short Bridal Hairstyle for Black Women
All you need: Curling iron, hairspray, bobby pins
We all know that black women take pride in wearing their hair with style for any occasion.
For the wedding ceremony, flaunt your sultry short hair with wavy texture for a formal and elegance look in a zip. You can make big curls with the curling iron. Style with your hand until you get that perfect look, and hairspray to keep everything in place.
Stylish idea: Accessorize your hair with a decorative hair band that matches your bridal dress.
Wedding Hairstyles for Short Hair with Veil
All you need: Curling iron, hairspray, bobby pins, veil
Veils have been a popular choice since a long time ago. Probably because it symbolizes the bride’s modesty and innocence.
For the first alternative, you can backcomb or curl your hair to give it more volume, and simply attach a clip-on veil.
Stylish idea: Wear a sparkling headband to add a little shine to the look.
Our second favorite is for brides with middle-short hair. There is always something cute and alluring about curly blonde hair, don’t you think?
For women with straight hair, use a curling iron to give your hair volume with big curls that would look natural once you style it with your fingers.
Proceed by attaching a clip-on veil on the back of your hair, preferably long enough to reach your waist.
Stylish idea: For a naturally exotic vibe, add a tropical flower to accessorize your hair.
Simple and Easy Styles
If you ask us which is the best wedding hairstyle for short hair, the answer is most definitely this one.
It literally only took no more than 3 minutes to transform you into a dazzling princess for the day. All you do is comb your hair, hairspray a little, and attach the veil.
Stylish idea: To highlight your wedding veil, wear simple earrings and necklace.
Up-dos for Short Bridal Hairstyle
All you need: Comb, bobby pins, hair tie, hairspray, curling iron (optional)
Up-dos are always the quickest way to make a woman look elegant for any occasion. We particularly love how this not-so-messy bun looks so pretty with a wedding dress.
If you have a medium-short hair and fancy this hairstyle, start by side part your hair. Gather all the hair in a ponytail with a hair tie. Twist the ponytail and circle around the hair tie to make a bun – don’t forget to secure it with bobby pins.
Stylish idea: Tug some parts of the bun a little to add more volume and texture.
Whether you have long, medium, or short hair, 70’s up-do hairstyle never goes out of style and always the darling choice for a wedding hairstyle.
You can adopt this look by backcombing the top of your hair, or simply use those practical hair bumps that you can get online.
Stylish idea: Match your hair with makeup focusing on eyes and lips for a bold statement.
Short Wedding Hairstyle with Bangs
Bangs or fringe is usually a shaped cutting of the front part of the hair that lies and often covered the forehead. We think short hair with bangs are very modern and stylish. It’s really helps to give accent when shaping the perfect wedding hairstyle.
The phrase less is more, is true especially when it comes to wedding hairstyle that will bring out your natural beauty.
This style would perfectly fit for an outdoor wedding as it’s understated and sophisticated. The fringes on the side of the face give a chic accent, while the curly back looks playful.
Stylish idea: Accessorize with little wildflower blooms for a pretty natural look.
For some women, the little princess in them will always there, and what could be the best time to let her out, other than on wedding day?
Awe all the guests as you walk down the aisle with that pretty dress and a sparkling tiara. The side swept bang and short curly hair like that reminds us of a Disney princess character, can you guess who?
Stylish idea: Go all the way and sprinkle a little glitter on your special day.
Vintage Wedding Hairstyle for Short Hair
This is the perfect hairstyle for a Downtown Abbey inspired wedding ceremony.
With distinct finger wave pattern, the hairstyle would look stunning on short, medium or long-haired bride. You can absolutely do it yourself with a little help from curling iron and hairspray.
Stylish idea: Complete the 20’s look with beaded vintage hairband.
Whoever thought that pixie hair doesn’t belong to a wedding ceremony have to change their mind, because it’s the most versatile and easiest to style. All you need is a headband or other hair accessory that will complement and amplify the theme of your bridal look.
Stylish idea: Wedding headbands with flower, net, and bead would fit any wedding theme.
More and more couple are considering natural venue for their special day reception. Now imagine being a forest fairy for a day, with your short hair and flower crown that blends perfectly with nature.
Get creative and make your own flower crown from greeneries and perennials for the naturally beautiful vibe.
Stylish idea: Combine various flowers for a more colorful and playful look.
Wedding Hairstyles for Short Hair 2017
Another beautiful idea for the bride-to-be with medium-short hair, a vintage finger wave hairstyle combined with curls that would look stunning with smoky eye makeup. The hairdo is a little bit tricky, so you might need some professional help to achieve this mesmerizing look.
We think this one would still be a popular choice for short wedding hairstyles in 2017.
Stylish idea: Accessorize with pearls and beaded hairpin.